Lone woman in an abandoned Iranian mosque praying

Published in: Iran, Photography | December 31st, 2014
Woman Alone in the Mosque - Iran

Why pray in an abandoned mosque? Keep in mind this was 2007 when the USA was saber rattling against Iran and calling it the “axis of evil”. Strong words for a country filled with some of the nicest people you will meet on your travels. This mosque in Eastern Iran was huge. Not one of… Continue reading more »

Girl on horseback in the Nepalese mountains

Published in: Nepal, Photography | December 31st, 2014
Nepalese Women with horses - Nepal

Riding into the mountains of Nepal My guide and I were coming back from the Annapurna Circuit in the dead of winter when we came across these tough ladies and their horses. The young girl riding the white horse was joining them on the long journey back home. The story behind this photograph Towards the… Continue reading more »

Boy on a bike street art in Penang

Published in: Malaysia, Photography | December 30th, 2014
“Boy on a Motorbike” street art, Ah Quee Street, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Street Art in Malaysia gives hope Malaysia is the only country in South East Asia where I’ve seen people take pride in Street art. Street art is prevalent in Sabah and and here in Penang though the capital also holds many exhibitions. This piece of art is called “boy on a bike” and it’s the… Continue reading more »

Early morning on the Ganges

Published in: India, Photography | December 29th, 2014
Men washing in the Ganges at Dawn

Dawn on the Ganges in India is a beautiful thing Golden hues, pastel buildings and the sweet lapping of India’s most holy of rivers. Taking a boat trip up the Ganges is a must if you visit north India. It’s certainly one of my “India Highlights”. The story behind this photograph I’d spent the previous… Continue reading more »

Solitary Prayers in Pakistan

Published in: Pakistan, Photography | December 28th, 2014
Man Praying in Lahore, Pakistan

A man praying in Lahore Pakistan As I right this I realise I’ve not published a photograph of the mosque this man is praying in. It’s Badshahi mosque in Lahore Pakistan. The most impressive mosque I’ve visited. The story behind this photograph I’ve visited many mosques around the world. Architecturally I like them. In Pakistan… Continue reading more »

Hand & machine tea leaf pickers in Malaysia

Published in: Malaysia, Photography | December 27th, 2014
Tea Plantation, Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Tea leaf picking in the highlands of Malaysia The Cameron Highlands is probably my favourite place in Malaysia. The cool air. The mountains. The amazing food and rural aspect of it all. On a visit to one of the tea plantations I was taken back by how old school it still was when it came… Continue reading more »

Pumpkin seeding in Turkey

Published in: Photography, Turkey | December 26th, 2014
Pumpkin Seeding - Turkey

The woman just sat there all day taking the seeds out Cappadocia turkey is a very beautiful place. From the fabled caves that are now tourist hotels to the hotair balloons that float high in the sky. What captured my attention? This woman and her mighty pile of pumpkins. The story behind this photograph I… Continue reading more »